Activities in 2011

February

Paper by Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the Bard Graduate Center, Research Institute, Seminar in Cultural History, New York on The Warp and Weft of History: Raphael and Le Brun Reflecting on the Textile Medium

Paper by Dr. Hanns Hubach at the University of Bern on Sigismund Meisterlins Epistola de tapecijs antiquis (1464) und die Funktion von Tapisserien als historische Beglaubigungsmedien im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert

March

Paper by Dr. Marius Rimmele (Universität Konstanz) at the University of Zurich on Vestimentäre Bedeutungsspiele in Rubens’ Medici-Zyklus

Paper by M.A. Barbara Caen at the University of Zurich on French Weavers in New York

May

Clothing the Sacred: Workshop on Liturgical Textiles in the Middle Ages organised by Dr. Warren Theriot Woodfin and Dr. Mateusz Kapustka at the University of Zurich

Paper by Dr. Mateusz Kapustka at Clothing the Sacred: Workshop on Liturgical Textiles in the Middle Ages at the University of Zurich on Veiling the invisible corpus: image experience and liturgical simulations

Paper by Dr. Warren Theriot Woodfin at Clothing the Sacred: Workshop on Liturgical Textiles in the Middle Ages at the University of Zurich on Disjuncture between text and image: Vesting prayers and embroidered iconography in Byzantine liturgical vestments

Paper by Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck-Institut on Weaving Veronica: A Christian Founding Myth of the Textile Medium

Paper by M.A. Katharine Wells (University of Southern California) at the University of Zurich on The Tapestry of Modernism

Paper by Paper by Dipl. Arch. ETH Joya Indermühle at the University of Zurich on Entwurfs- und Visualisierungskonzepte im Kontext von Paul Poiret (1879-1944)

International conference ArchiTextile in co-operation with the ETH Zurich

September

Paper by Dipl. Arch. ETH Joya Indermühle at the Conference "Mode und Bewegung", Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK), Zürich,on Wie Bewegung in die Modefotografie kam: Paul Poiret, Edward Steichen und Jacques Henri Lartigue zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts

Paper by M.A. Anna Bücheler at the Forum Kunst des Mittelalters, Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft, Halberstadt on Ein Gewand für die Heilige Schrift: zum Symbolgehalt byzantinischer Textilien und textilen Ornaments in liturgischen Handschriften des Westens

October

Paper by M.A. Katharine Wells at the University of Zurich on Inventing the Tapestry Revival in Postwar France

Paper by M.A. Bücheler at the International conference Oriental Silks in the eastern Middle Ages, Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg on Textile Material – Textile Meaning: Silk-inspired pages in German Medieval Manuscripts

November

Paper by M.A. Anna Bücheler at the University of Zurich on Scripture Embodied: Textile ornament and the textus evangelii

International conference Bild-Riss / The Image Split

December

Paper by Dr. Kerstin Thomas (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) at the University of Zurich on Ding - Unding. Der Kleiderhaufen der Malerei

Paper by Prof. Dr. Paul Joannides (University of Cambridge) at the Graphische Sammlung der ETH Zurich on An Unnoticed Tapestry Project by the Raphael Studio